Verse Design & Marketing News Recap

Read our top stories in Design and Marketing for Week 26:

Social Media and Digital Marketing News:

Instagram opens Reels API Access to 3rd party platforms

API access enables platforms like Hootsuite and Sprout Social to provide cross-platform posting and analytics capacity within a single dashboard, which can make it much easier to keep track of your various social posts and schedules. Read more >

TikTok removed 41,191 videos relating to the war in Ukraine, according to Q1 2022 report

Their safety team removed 41,191 videos focused on the War on Ukraine, 87% of which violated policies against harmful misinformation. The vast majority (78%) were identified proactively. Read more >

US Federal Communications Commission has asked Apple and Google to remove TikTok from their app stores

Commissioner Carr alleges that TikTok collects vast troves of sensitive data” about US users of the app, and then shares it with China’s government. Read more >

Twitter launches Branded Likes’ in the UK

Branded Likes will appear on any organic or promoted Tweets that contain the advertiser-selected hashtags after an individual has liked that Tweet. Read more >

Watch winning ads from Cannes Lions 2022

Winners include London-based agencies Engine’s and AMV BBDO’s ads for EA sports and Sheba cat food. Watch here >

The Stoutie’ – Your face can now be printed on a pint of Guinness

The Guinness Storehouse Dublin is offering picture-perfect pints that feature your selfie on the head of the iconic black and white stout. Read more >


Design News:

The London Design Festival

The programme for 17 – 25 September 2022 is out now. Read more >

Free resource for more diverse stock photos

Nap​py​.co offers beautiful stock photos of Black and Brown people – view here >

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